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Yom Kippur Offers Spiritual Growth in New Canaan

There are 1 comment on the The Daily New Canaan story from Oct 7, 2011, titled Yom Kippur Offers Spiritual Growth in New Canaan. In it, The Daily New Canaan reports that:

Members of New Canaan's Jewish community will offer observers a chance to focus on atonement and spiritual involvement as they mark Yom Kippur on Saturday.

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Keene, NH

#1 Oct 9, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yom_Kippur

This was a type of Judgement Day. No food or drink were permitted in the 25 hours of the fast and a day of self-denial and introspection.

For Christians, the day was fulfilled in Christ and his atonement. Though there are some Christians who observe it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_observ...

Like many parts of the Jewish faith, the facts of this "holiday" are not well known to non-Jews. The current writer once wrote to a Rabbi with specific questions about Jewish beliefs without getting a response. Let us hope that all facets of the Jewish faith will be open to others so that mutual understanding can be furthered.

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